Here’s Sol’s weekly selection from the blogosphere. Feel free to recommend anything or give your feedback in the Questions and Comments below.
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- The Bestseller Formula: Appeal to the Masses.
- If you want to be complicated, do it with images.
- Understanding genre elements takes practice.
- Tell your story out loud before you write it down.
- What’s your character’s circle of being?
- Awkwardly uncomfortable plot turns.
- Jackson, Cameron, Tarantino Oh my!
- Fair use: What it really means.
With thanks to Sol Yazdiha.
COMING SOON to the Story Department:
- Ex Libris Brislee – Screenwriting book reviews (2010)
- Story Dept – New look (Jan ’10; email me if you can’t wait)
Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplayat age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international acquisition, development and production. He co-wrote Danger Close, the biggest budget Australian film of the decade, and has trained and consulted all over the world, including award-winners and Academy Award nominees. Karel ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media, and speaks a handful of European languages, which he is still trying to find a use for in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia